June 14 to June 27, 2020 | UQAM | Virtual event

Schedule & Materials

Monday June 1, 2020 - Pre-SICSS courses begin: Interaction with TA and organizer (Optional)
Monday June 1, 2020 - Accounts and group projects
  • Join our Slack Channel (check email)

  • Add your projet idea to the google sheet (check email)

  • GitHub: In this virtual event, many participants at SICSS use GitHub to collaborate. If you do not yet have one, you should create a GitHub account. If you are a student, we recommend that you apply for a GitHub Student Developer Pack.

  • Daily feedback: Please fill out this Google form after class.

Monday June 8, 2020 - Courses posted online
SICSS-Montréal First Week: Discussions and Exercises
  • Discussion Sessions
    SICSS Learning materials will be covered during the discussion sessions. Participants will be expected to watch the relevant vidoes on the website before coming to the discussion session. Relevant links can be found on the schedule. The aim is to underline important points in the materials, to discuss participant’s questions and to prepare participants for Exercises sessions.

Monday June 15, 2020 - Introduction and Ethics
Tuesday June 16, 2020 - Collecting Digital Trace Data
Wednesday June 17, 2020 - Automated Text Analysis
Thursday June 18, 2020 - Surveys in the Digital Age
Friday June 19, 2020 - Machine Learning and Social Network Analysis
Saturday June 20, 2020 - Day off
Sunday June 21, 2020 - Day off
SICSS-Montréal Second Week: Work on group projects (optional) and/or participate in SICSS Festival
  • Projects
    This week will be only devoted to work on group projects or individual projects. Participants will be expected to report their progressions every morning and to present their results at the end of the week.

  • SICSS Festival
    SICSS-Duke will organize The SICSS Festival in which alumni from all SICSS locations are hosting events such as tutorials, panel discussions, or debates. The only requirement to participate SICSS-Festival is filling the registration form. Detailed information can be found in its website.

Monday June 22, 2020 - Research Projects and SICSS Festival
Tuesday June 23, 2020 - Research Projects and SICSS Festival
Wednesday June 24, 2020 - Research Projects and SICSS Festival
Thursday June 25, 2020 - Research Projects and SICSS Festival
Friday June 26, 2020 - Present group projects SICSS Festival

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